What does the word exemplary mean?

Usage examples for exemplary

  1. This was a large, square chamber, arranged with some state as a bedroom, the extravagant size of which made it so inconvenient that it had not for years, though kept by Mrs. Grose in exemplary order, been occupied. – The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  2. Excellent fathers of families talking politics to me; exemplary mothers of families offering me matrimonial opportunities with their daughters- that is what society means, if I go back to Devonshire. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  3. At first he gave his lessons with exemplary regularity. – The Aspirations of Jean Servien by Anatole France